Get the city on one side and the sea on the other at Galle Face Green, the city's green lung. The largest open space in the urban area, it sits between the busy financial district and the ocean. Once used as an official sports area, with horse racing, a golf course, and rugby and cricket pitches, the park now serves as a blank canvas for locals and tourists to indulge in their favorite activities, surrounded by extensive views of the ocean. Use our Colombo day trip planning site to add Galle Face Green and other attractions to your Colombo vacation plans.
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Galle Face Green Reviews
We found many people flying kites. Ocean on one side and Colombo's skyline on the other side, evening breeze is just perfect. Food stalls aren't very hygienic. You will find locals enjoying a sort of.... more »
This is a the main beach front in Colombo. There food vendors and a seafood restaurant. This is always crowded. Ideal place to hang around during evenings or go for a walk or jog in the mornings . more »
Beautiful promenade in the central business district of Colombo. Luckily for us it was at walking distance from our hotel. Surrounded by the Indian Ocean on one side and tall buildings on the other side. Its a beautiful walk in the evening. There are a few food stalls,since we are vegetarians we didn’t find anything to eat. I would suggest go here in d evening just before sunset. Its beautiful. Clean and well maintained.
Largest outdoor space in Colombo. Green spread along the Galle Road and beach for near 1km and it the ideal place for an outdoor activity. Many luxury hotels are close to this and you should always try road food. Tasty shrimp and Wade! Seasonal kyte festivals add so much fun and you can always bring your kids and pets for a walk. Parking is available along the road.
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